Definitions

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  • n. A person from Bhutan or of Bhutanese descent.
  • n. The Drukpa Kagyu (also Drukpa Kargyu ) school of Tibetan Buddhism.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Bhutan or the Bhutanese people.
  • adj. Sometimes (more narrowly) pertaining to the main ethnic group within Bhutan.
  • adj. Pertaining to the Drukpa Kagyu (Drukpa Kargyu) or Drukpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Etymologies

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From Dzongkha and Tibetan འབྲུག་ཡུལ་ (’brug yul, "country of Bhutan"); འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ (’brug rgyal khab, "Kingdom of Bhutan"); from Dzongkha འབྲུག (’brug, "Bhutan"); འབྲུག་པ (’brug pa, "Bhutanese").

Examples

  • Thereafter his lineage and the followers were called 'Drukpa'.

    Kuensel Newspaper

  • My mom was formerly a nun from the Drukpa Kagyu monastery, and I consider her the first spiritual teacher in my life.

    Awakening Kindness

  • Drukpa, the son of dragon, is a bit chauvinistic school of Buddhist philosophy so far.

    The valley of peace and tranquility

  • The symbol can be traced back to the Buddhist saint Drukpa Kunley, the “divine madman,” who came to Bhutan in the late 15th century.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • Bhutan - the land of Drukpa (son of Dragon), is a small Himalayan Kingdom presently in the process to be a Republic has also a party with Maoist brand.

    Maoism in South Asia, Insurgency or Movement

  • Bhutias, who consist of four classes; Bhutias, who are a mixed race of Tibetans and Lepchas; Sherpa Bhutias, who come from the east of Nepal, the word _sher_ merely meaning "east"; the Drukpa or

    The Heart of Nature or, The Quest for Natural Beauty

  • The White Lotus School was conceived by the 12th spiritual leader of the Drukpa sect,

    The Buddhist Channel

  • The Trust, a conglomerate of international charities, is the financial arm of the Tibetan Buddhist Drukpa sect.

    The Buddhist Channel

  • The Drukpa sect, which places an emphasis on meditation, is popular throughout the Himalayas and also with Westerners.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • The Gyalwang Drukpa is the 12th incarnation of the leader of the Drukpa - or dragon - sect of Buddhism, which is the main religion of Bhutan and is widely practised in countries across the Himalayas.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

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